• Wood Turning Workshop: Crafting Bowls on the Lathe

  • Sun, 06/28/2020 at 1:00 pm
  • POST
    14500 Kercheval St
    14500 Detroit
Wood Turning Workshop: Crafting Bowls on the Lathe - POST - Detroit

Hosted by POST + Nicolette Ashley, of Mutual AdorationSunday June 28th from 1pm to 5pm$165, includes all materials Create your own unique wooden bowl while you learn about wood turning, lathes, tools, techniques, and all of the project possibilities of this multifunctional woodcraft.During this 4 hour hands-on workshop, Nicolette will cover all the basics, including the operation of lathes, proper turning techniques, and wood shop safety. You will have the opportunity to observe and assist fellow students while learning a variety of turning techniques as you craft your bowl. Each bowl will be shaped, hollowed, sanded and finished on the lathe. Everyone will leave with a newfound knowledge of turning and wood lathe basics, along with a small wood turned bowl (approx. 4” in diameter and 2” in depth) from domestic hardwoods. Please note: All participants must wear closed toe shoes for this workshop. Refrain from wearing any clothing with fringe, hood strings, baggy long sleeves, or anything that hangs or dangles that could get caught in the lathe. Be mindful to tie up long hair and tuck away your jewelry. Aprons and face shields will be provided. About the Instructor:Nicolette McDonnell is a Detroit-based woodworker with a profound love of trees and nature. She is part of the production team at Mutual Adoration and also does wood turning for her brand, Earth In Creations. Her hand-turned bowls and vessels are a reflection of her inspiration and passion for nature. Her work serves as a reminder to take time to appreciate the natural world, the resilience of trees, and the many ways nature enhances our lives. Please note:+ No experience necessary.+ All tools/supplies/materials will be provided.+ Refreshments will be served.+ Space is limited so please register soon. Popular classes sell out quickly.+ If a workshop is full and you would like to be added to a wait list or notified of a future listing, send us an email at workshops@post-detroit.com+ This workshop is open for anyone age 18 and over. SIGN UP HERE:https://www.mutualadoration.com/collections/workshops-at-post/products/06-28-wood-turning-workshop-crafting-bowls-on-the-lathe